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Gasser works out for the Bucks

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 At this point, Josh Gasser is almost getting used to living out his dreams. The former in-state Wisconsin star logged another memorable moment when he worked out for the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday.

"It's a little crazy. Playing in Wisconsin and being a Badger, that's pretty crazy in itself. It's just been a whirlwind these past five, six, seven years."

The whirlwind has intensified since his collegiate career ended in the national championship game. Gasser has now worked out for five teams prior to next week's NBA draft. The Port Washington native is not expected to get drafted. His defensive ability is unquestioned. However, scouts are wondering if he'll be able to score at the pro level.

"In our system, I didn't necessarily need to score, didn't have the ball in my hands all that much. So, coming into these workouts and working on the skill work back in Chicago, where I am, you can kind of showcase that a little bit more. So, I'm excited to play a little different style."

Gasser only averaged 6.6 points per game this past season. However, he did shoot 39 percent from three-point range. For his career, he was a 40 percent three-point shooter. So, he could definitely fill a role as a defensive/three-point specialist, according to Billy McKinney, the Bucks director of scouting.

 "Everybody is always impressed with players that understand their role. That's a very marketable skill. And some players have a talent in the NBA to play, but not necessarily always think that they should be a role player. They think they should be playing more minutes. Some people have to figure it out. I believe he understands that."

 Gasser has drawn comparisons to other prominent role players in the league, including Cleveland's Matthew Dellavedova.

"I've got a lot of Dellavedova tweets the past weeks. Man, my timeline has been going off the hook, especially after the first two games. Kirk Hinrich is kind of a guy. He's a combo guard. Can play the one or the two. Can shoot a little bit, competes. Steve Blake. Guys like that. Ironically, small, white guys."

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